Trying to download larger files, such as a concert recording, for offline playback can take longer than it should depending on the source. Download accelerators, such as the ones on this list, can help expedite the process by downloading different chunks of the file simultaneously and then merge those chunks at the end to form the complete package.
- EagleGet is a free all-in-one download manager; it can be integrated to Chrome, IE, Firefox, Opera, offering support for HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, MMS and RTSP protocol as well as popular online video websites.
- FlashGet is a download manager that uses the MHT technique and supports various protocols.
- BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download client with support for modern BitTorrent features, long-term seeding, intelligent disk cache and video preview of downloaded files.
A lot of users on Reddit reported that BitComet tried to install multiple viruses and adware during the setup
The installer prompts you to change your default search provider and install a media player. After installation it opens a webpage with an ad for another software install.
- Free Personal • Proprietary
- GetRight® is a download manager that simply improves and optimizes how you download files from the Internet through faster download speeds, download recovery and resuming...
The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 6.5, released in January 2011, can be still bought from the official website.
- Paid • Proprietary